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Nov 26, 2012 12:00pm PST
aggressive approach in their battle against the birds. the city will vote on a proposed ordinance to allow employees and contracted biologists to shoot at birds to clear them from the air field. >> we trust the police officers in our cities with firearms, so if they're -- if they're protecting the passengers on the plane, that's what we need to do. >> reporter: but the idea of guns on the run ways doesn't fly with all the passengers. >> the issue if someone has a gun, where do the bullets end up. >> i think they should copy looking for -- i think that firearms is a little dangerous. >> reporter: san jose's airport currently uses krker guns or noise makers but that isn't working of the airport reported 180 bird strikes since 2009. now the fas a is requesting -- faais requesting stronger information. >> we just hope that we will be able to do the same in the interest of safety for our passengers and our aircraft. >> reporter: barnes said the staffers and contracted biologists would be scoping the airways 24/7. shooting the birds would be a last resort. as for the cost, we're told the mone
Nov 27, 2012 12:00pm PST
feet within the building. >> reporter: the lieutenant with the twin cities san anselmo police department says since then, there have been a lot of changes to prevent another disaster. >> we have cleaned out the storm drains. we've cleaned out the creeks. we've sent media alerts -- or excuse me, email alerts to the merchants. about three-quarters of the merchants have floodgates now. >> reporter: the town has also approved spending $20,000 to install a floodwater detention basin at memorial park. a series of powerful storms is expected to hit bay area over the next few days into the weekend. we're talking up to 8" of rain in some places, high winds, possible flooding and power outages. while the biggest part of the storm won't be here until thursday, people are getting prepared filling sandbags to protect their homes and businesses. >> i live right on the creek. so it's always a little concern. >> we have a whole bunch of puddles on the roof. we have to put drains up there to make sure it doesn't leak into the buildings or anything like that. sometimes it floods on the gutters
Nov 28, 2012 12:00pm PST
showers there some heading towards redwood city. it could be picking up later on. a lot more rain to come. we may catch a break a stronger storm is expected headed into inside the and sunday. we'll talk more about that coming up. >>> strong winds have brought down power lines in pacifica. cate caugiran reports. >> reporter: it's quite a mess in this town. but the wind is causing the damage for most people in the area. businesses had to shut down. this is video we shot earlier because of rain and wind a power outage was caused. crews tried restore electricity in the area in the middle of strong winds. coastal towns got the brunt of the storm gusts up to 65 miles an hour in some location making pacifica first in the line of fire. >> hello? >> the first guys to get the wind right off the ocean so usually it's more gusty than over the hill or in san francisco. we are in the front line as far as that's concerned. >> reporter: and it's not over yes. the wet weather will hit the coast throughout the weekend. people know the drill. coming up later in the show we'll hear from pg&e crews and why th
Nov 21, 2012 12:00pm PST
. the truce took effect about an hour ago. you're looking live now at gaza city at this hour. cbs reporter danielle nottingham is live at the white house with more. >> reporter: good afternoon. just when it looked like a deal would not happen anytime soon, secretary of state hillary clinton traveled to jerusalem to west bank and to cairo and at this hour a truce is under way. secretary of state hillary clinton and egypt's foreign minister announced a truce between israel and hamas. >> the united states welcomes the agreement today for a cease- fire in gaza. for it to hold, the rocket attacks must end. a broader calm returned. >> reporter: the agreement follows a week of fighting between israel and palestinian militants controlling the gaza strip. clinton says the united states will help the region make this agreement last. >> ultimately, every step must move us toward a comprehensive peace for all the people of the region. >> reporter: the truce calls for israel to ease restrictions at the gaza border. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu agreed to a cease- fire after president obama
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